Aleta Jeffress (Status Go Episode 3) returns to discuss what’s changed…and what hasn’t changed in the last two years. Aleta is the Vice President of Consulting Services in the State and Local Government sector for CGI. Aleta discusses the heroic efforts many IT departments made in enabling a remote workforce in the new reality of work from home. Security is always top of mind, never more so than in 2020. We explore some of the recent news of the government hacks and what the future may bring in the areas of security and work from home. Aleta also brings us up to date on the work she has been doing to promote women in technology roles, especially in the area of security. Along the way we discuss a couple of interesting start-ups bringing a new perspective to security and to bias in hiring.
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Aleta Jeffress is the Vice President of Consulting Services for CGI. She has over 20 years as a successful CIO, executive business leader and technologist building relationships between business and technology to enable digital transformation and market growth. She drives innovative strategies for business and IT leadership and has developed teams for Cybersecurity and Project Management Offices from the ground up. She currently drives business development and manages client relationships for public sector organizations in Colorado. Her career began in startup software companies where she started in a call center environment and moved through private and public sector organizations in the areas of software quality, development, product management, and ultimately leadership.
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